Bright Spots of 2013

Romeo and Juliet at Olympic Sculpture Park

At Seattle Shakespeare Company, we start our staff meetings by sharing Bright Spots that have happened to us in the week. These are triumphant moments, both big and small, that acknowledge the positive aspects of our jobs.  It’s fun to share them with staff members who may not have been around to experience them directly. […]

Kelly Kitchens on The Tempest

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It’s hard to believe, but Kelly Kitchens, even with her deep love of Shakespeare, wasn’t all that drawn to The Tempest. Yet, it ‘s a play that kept coming back to her and asking her to explore it. “It’s a play that’s not done with me yet,” she said.  Kelly’s directing The Tempest for Wooden […]

Twenty Years of Wooden O

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Wooden O celebrates its 20th Anniversary season this summer with productions of Henry V (the company’s namesake play) and The Tempest. We spoke with some Wooden O alums about their fondest memories of performing in the parks. If you have a favorite Wooden O memory, please share it with us in the comments section.  We’d […]

Enter to Win a Pair of Season Tickets

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With our Wooden O productions of Henry V and The Tempest in full swing in the parks, here’s your chance to join us indoors starting in the fall for Much Ado About Nothing, Richard II, The Importance of Being Earnest, and King Lear.  Enter for a chance to win a pair of season tickets.

The Tempest: Synopsis

A ship bearing the king of Naples, his son Ferdinand, the duke of Milan, and their retinues is caught in a storm. On a nearby island, Prospero and his daughter Miranda watch as the ship is wrecked on the rocky coast. Miranda knows that her father has magic powers and begs him to use them […]

The Tempest: Cast and Crew

July 11-August 11, 2013   DESIGN TEAM Craig Wollam (Scenic Designer) K.D. Schill (Costume Designer) Marleigh Driscoll (Properties Designer) Crystal Dawn Munkers (Choreographer) CAST (in alphabetical order) Scott Ward Abernethy, Tonya Andrews, & Olivia Hartshorn (Ariel) Jonathan Crimeni (Ferdinand) Mike Dooly (Stephano) Jim Gall (King Alonso) Anastasia Higham (Miranda) Jim Lapan (Gonzalo) Meg McLynn (Antonio) Pilar […]

The Tempest

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Shakespeare’s magical tale where revenge yields to forgiveness. Exiled by his younger brother and marooned on an enchanted island with his daughter, the aging sorcerer Prospero discovers the human heart wields a greater power than all the spells at his command. July 11-August 11, 2013 By William Shakespeare Directed by Kelly Kitchens Running Time: Approximately […]